Tag Archives: Creative Media Technology

DIY-DMU Podcast 017 International Community Media Expo

Today’s podcast was recorded as part of the first DMU International Community Media Expo. Sitting around the table was Julian, Kiaran, Ulrika, Gerhart and myself. We chatted about the role and the importance of community media and what we need to learn to make our own media. Continue reading

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Democratic Media Institutions

BBC Media Action is the charitable arm of the BBC that seeks to support communication development in developing nations around the world. James Deane is the Director of Policy and Research, and in his latest blog he asks if we need to rethink how we build media organsations and institutions that support democratic accountability around […] Continue reading

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Trusting Community Reporting?

John Naughton writing in The Guardian makes a very powerful point about the need for trusted sources of information in developing communities. With the use of Facebook as a tool for promoting fake news, which has led to violence in Myanmar and Sri Lanka, Naughton suggests that: We have woken up to Facebook’s pernicious role […] Continue reading

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DIY-DMU Podcast 015

Tonight John and I chatted about media literacies and the impact of fakenews, the need for values-based journalism and the potential impact on the media studies curriculum.
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DIY-DMU Podcast 014

Tonight’s podcast brought myself and John Coster together with Ben, Gerhard and Dominika for a chat about inter-cultural experiences, learning, video blogging, and some other random stuff – mainly me getting on my soapbox and having a rant about the French! Continue reading

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Reflecting on the whole project

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Project Progression and Issues.

With further discussions during the group time for the project, it seems everyone became more and more individual, as blogs were getting filled out people weren’t communicating as much and were just getting stuff done and memes posted etc and still adding and contributing to the group aspects of the project. As the deadline was […] Continue reading

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A Very Rare Meme

After getting all the social media set up, we began to talk about memes and what we would like to create. It seemed popular in the group to make them health based, and somewhat derivative. So we made a few on that theme, as well as sharing a few existing memes, and re captioning some […] Continue reading

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Sugar and Diet Interview

As part of my research for the Sugar Things project, i decided to ask someone elses opinions outside of the group via a few interview questions that i made. I wanted to see what another persons thoughts were on some areas of this topic. They asked to remain anonymous, so I will just refer to […] Continue reading

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Beginning the Project

As the group of eight, we were set a collaborative task of creating a social media campaign based around Sugar. Primarily consisting of meme distribution. As well as our own WordPress blogs to document research etc, we decided to make a Facebook Page, a Twitter and an Instagram to put our memes on and to […] Continue reading

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DIY-DMU Podcast 013 Cambodia #dmuglobal

For the last week or so, John and myself have been in Cambodia doing some teaching and research work with the American University of Phnom Penh. We met some fantastic students and experienced Cambodian life and culture. It was my first time in Cambodia and it was completely different to how I expected it. We […] Continue reading

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Time to say Goodbye…

As sad as it is to see the back of this project and say a goodbye to all the times, it’s been a blast guys! working with two of my bestest friends on such an exciting and eye opening experiment… Continue reading → Continue reading

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Reflective Video 2

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Second Reflective Video

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Reflective Video

Below is my reflective video on the group project ‘Film Fanatics’ where I discuss what my group did for the project and what we have been doing for the past ten weeks as well a wether I thought the project went well. Continue reading

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KILL ME NOW
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Group Project Reflective Video

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Vlog #2

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Reflective video of component 3!

As usual, here is my reflective vlog on this component!
 
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Au revoir. The final reflective video

And so the day has come where we possibly bid D&Demon a good day.
This is the reflective video on the past 10 weeks spent on D&Demon.
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My Reflective Video for StreetWhere?

To sum up the whole StreetWhere? project and what I have been producing the recent 10 weeks here is my reflective video.
StreetWhere? Wiki: https://wiki.our.dmu.ac.uk/w/index.php/StreetWhere%3F
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Reflective video project

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Reflective video :)

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Reflexive-video

Hi, guys!
You can see below my reflexive-video:
Thank you!
AG
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DRGS in LDN

In an interview with VICE, the authors of ‘Narcomania‘ say that London is a great distribution point for drugs and one of the wealthiest, resulting in premium quality drugs and people prepared to pay a high price for them. TimeOut released an article in 2005 titled ‘London is a drugs supermarket‘, and I couldn’t think … Continue reading DRGS in LDN Continue reading

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Vlog | Reflecting on Coursework C

See below for the video reflecting on coursework c.
 
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My Feminism Reflection Video

****DISCLAIMER I can not draw, please don’t judge my drawing skills.   This is my reflection video reviewing the past 10 weeks worth of work on feminism, i decided to go with a slightly different style for this video as… Continue reading → Continue reading

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Reflecting on our time…

Today i picked up a GoPro from AV Loans and met up with Aidan at the sound booths in Queens, we decided it’d be a nice quiet spot to film …

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2nd Reflexive Vlog on Anti-Social Behaviour

Hey, for this blog I am going to be leaving a link to my second reflexive vlog where I basically sum up how I’ve felt and what I’ve learnt from looking into the social issue of anti-social behaviour, yes it is once again filmed in my kitchen and yes my hair has grown longer to … Continue reading 2nd Reflexive Vlog on Anti-Social Behaviour Continue reading

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A SWOT-through of Tuol Sleng’s Genocide Museum

In today’s blog, I will be doing a SWOT piece on Cambodia’s Tuol Sleng’s Genocide Museum. If you don’t know what a SWOT is. It stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities […] Continue reading

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Reflective Video: Second Term

Hello,
The overview of this term on Social Media and Innovation in this reflective video.
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Reflective Analysis.

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Why did I do this again…

Hey guys, it sucks that this will be my last blog post as I did somewhat enjoy this. As a special treat… you get to see … Continue reading

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Closing it Down.

Chapter 10: The End. Well, this is it. 10 weeks of blogging, social media posts and rich kid activities and it’s all over. What a journey eh? From fabulous nails to riding first class, I’ve done and experienced quite a… Continue reading → Continue reading

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Vlog Number 2

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The Final Goodbye.

So, this is it. 10 Weeks of blogging about our project coming to an end. Sad times ay? This project has been a lot of … Continue reading

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Technology Addiction is a Real Problem

As more evidence is emerging that our use of technology has negative effects on our mental well being, we might have to start thinking about how we can address some of the patterns of behavior and expectations about the way that we use social media and tech devices. Belinda Parmar, who was once a tech-advocate […] Continue reading

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Social Media Influencers and Advertising

It’s often thought that anything goes when it comes to social media, and that we are free to do and say pretty much whatever we want because there is no control. Obviously, this is an unfounded assumption. When we post material online we are subject to the same laws and standards as any other form […] Continue reading

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The Final Blog Post

Hey guys, as the title states this is the final blog post, it will be a reflective video of this years coursework. This has been a fun module and I look forward to doing it next year. Thank you all… Continue reading → Continue reading

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Reviewing my social media project – 14/03/2018

I have now completed the Femininja project and am very pleased with the outcome as I feel I have been able to achieve some of our aims and most importantly have developed well as a person. For a more in… Continue reading → Continue reading

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DIYDMU Podcast 012

Tonight’s podcast gave John Coster and myself some insight into the work of Ulike Kubatta, a documentary film maker who recently joined us at De Montfort University. Ulrike’s friend and DJ, Martina Giesa told us about her love of original R&B music, while J and Toc gave us some insight into the mind of millenials […] Continue reading

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TECH1002-18 Lecture Summary 023

This is an overview of the topics that will be covered in the twenty third lecture for TECH1002 Social Media Innovation.
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ESL Rainbow Six Siege Premiership Finals UK

Greetings everyone, I feel so lucky and glad I had the chance to be living in Leicester at this time of the year, so I definitely couldn’t miss the first […] Continue reading

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Final Reflective Video

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After 10 weeks of meeting up at The Glassworks watching a range of TV series’ and movies , it is now time to evaluate … Continue reading

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